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Welcome to Dumbarton ...

Dumbarton is located in Henrico County<1>.

Dumbarton is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Dumbarton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Dumbarton is within the (804) area code.

Communities Also Named Dumbarton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Dumbarton - they are located in California, Maryland, New Brunswick and New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dumbarton.

Communities near Dumbarton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dumbarton.

  • Richmond [Richmond City]
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    • Richmond [Richmond City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Dumbarton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 232,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<4>
  • Ashland [Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland [Hanover County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Dumbarton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,908 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<4>
  • East Highland Park [Henrico County]
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    • East Highland Park [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Dumbarton
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  • Glen Allen [Henrico County]
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    • Quail Walk [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Walk
      • Quail Walk [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Dumbarton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Walk
    • Atlee Station [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlee Station
      • Atlee Station [Hanover County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Dumbarton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlee Station
    • Chippenham Village [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chippenham Village
      • Chippenham Village [Richmond County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Dumbarton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chippenham Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chippenham Village
    • Hunton [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunton
      • Hunton [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Dumbarton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunton
    • Oak Hill [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
      • Oak Hill [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Dumbarton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Bon Air [Chesterfield County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dumbarton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dumbarton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dumbarton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Dumbarton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dumbarton. See our Newspapers Page for Dumbarton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dumbarton ...

Looking for more information about Dumbarton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dumbarton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dumbarton.

Adding Dumbarton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dumbarton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Dumbarton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Dumbarton on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dumbarton on our Genealogy Page.

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About Henrico County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dumbarton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Henrico County: www.co.henrico.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Henrico, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dumbarton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dumbarton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dumbarton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DumbartonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dumbarton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6033, Longitude: -77.4917    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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